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Year: 2019 | Page 2 | The Gustavian Weekly

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First impressions can be really deceiving. That’s what a lot of other first-years like me have said since starting college here at Gustavus. Don’t misunderstand; I’m not bashing Gustavus. On the contrary, I want to help it be better. College […]

The question behind rat poison

A common household cleaning item or a toxic hazard? Anticoagulant rodenticides (ARs) are a common household product  many people use to kill unwanted, invasive rats. Rats can be dangerous to human health as they carry many diseases and can cause […]

Men’s Basketball wins first MIAC contest: Gusties start season with 1-3 overall record

Junior Isaac Douglas keeps the ball from a Buena Vista opponent during a match earlier this season. Despite a slow non-conference start, the team found its stride in its first MIAC matchup.

On November 23rd, the Gustavus Men’s Basketball team opened MIAC play with a home win against Macalester. The win was a result of offensive discipline and a barrage of three-point shooting. The Gusties had only eight turnovers and hit 12 […]

Swimming wins Grace Goblirsch Invite: Multiple Gusties earn MIAC Athlete of the Week honors

Members of the Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams cheer on their teammates during a meet earlier this season. Both teams took home first at the Grace Goblirsch Invite.

Before taking a weekend off for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive Teams produced convincing wins on two straight weekends. On November 16th, the two teams both took down a trio of MIAC opponents before […]

Gusties’ perfect start lengthens to 7-0: Women’s Hockey ranked No. 4 in most recent national poll

The Gustavus Women’s Hockey team is currently ranked No. 4 in the nation and have a 7-0 overall record and 4-0 record in conference play.

The Women’s Hockey team continued their hot start to the season this past week with two victories against Augsburg. The squad is currently undefeated at 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the MIAC, which has earned the Gusties the No. 4 […]

Gustavus Sustainability Team shares their knowledge: Eco Fair showcases Gustavus’ environmentally conscious student body

This last Tuesday, Nov. 18, sustainability groups came together to host the Eco Fair. This fair was a chance for groups such as the Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation, the Sustainability Communications Team as well as some sustainability interns to […]

Campus Safety Report (11/22/19)

Monday, November 11th Campus Safety detected the odor of Marijuana in North Hall. Tuesday, November 12th Campus Safety responded to a report of underage possession. Campus Safety Office had sewer backup. Wednesday, November 13th Campus Safety responded to the Campus […]

Holiday Angel Tree invites Gusties to give back: Community Engagement Center holiday tradition helps St. Peter families

The Holiday Angel Tree can be found outside the Community Engagement Center office.

The annual Holiday Angel Tree has been set up outside the Community Engagement Center office as part of a holiday tradition which has lasted over a decade. “The Angel Tree Program is a partnership with the Head Start Program in […]

Campus car combusts in Olin parking lot: Two cars damaged after car starts on fire Friday afternoon

Gustavus students are encouraged to be aware of the warning signs and what do in case of emengency.

Numerous calls were made to Campus Safety and 911 last Friday, Nov. 15 after a campus car parked in the Lot G Olin Hall parking lot started on fire. According to Carol Brewer, Director of Campus Safety, a call came […]

Senior recital celebrates friendship and music

Lowe (left) and Yee (right) rehearse for their recital.

Seniors Katelyn Yee and Lauren Lowe started their musical journeys at Gustavus with each other, so to them, it only seems fitting to end it that way. The two hosted their senior cello and viola recital together on Nov. 17th […]